Pork Souvlaki (Shish kebab)
Makes about 4 (9-inch) skewers. Recipe is from George A. Economides, who says, “Souvlaki (soo-vlah-kee) is the Greek term used to describe little skewers of meat that are marinated and then grilled.”
1/4 cup wine vinegar
3/4 cup olive oil
4 tbls. fresh lemon juice
1 tbl. dried oregano
2 tbls. fresh minced garlic (or to taste)
1 tsp. black pepper
2 lbs. boneless pork (cut into about 1-inch squares)
Fresh lemon juice, for serving
1. In a large bowl, mix together wine vinegar, olive oil, 4 tablespoons lemon juice, oregano, garlic and pepper. Add the pork cubes, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours. If using wooden skewers, soak them in water.
2. Heat the grill to medium-high. Thread the meat onto the skewers (about 6-7 pieces per skewer). Season the pork with salt. Grill over medium-high heat for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally until they are cooked through. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice on the skewers before serving.
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